The Monday Sampler

The Crazy Fun of Late Night Radio comes to Monday afternoons! A lively mix of Jazz, Swing, Classic Rock, Space Age Lounge Music, Modern Folk, Blues, and more from both CD and Vinyl! Local  and Touring Bands often drop by the studio to play live.  Special Guestsalso stop by, or call in,  to talk about Upcoming Performances, Happening Events, Movies, DVDs, Comic Books, CD Releases, Cartoons, and other High Trash, Art & Culture! Hosted second through fourth or fifth Mondays by that Over 40 Teenage Werewolf, Fortunato, assisted by Audio Pilots Captain Jon, Just Jess, and Dev L, The All-Hearing Ear.

First Mondays is the Singer Songwriter showcase on the Monday Sampler, hosted by Ed Mellnik .

 

Episode Archive

The Monday Sampler on 11/26/12

Program: 
The Monday Sampler
Air date: 
Mon, 11/26/2012 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Short Description: 
The music show that stops to have a conversation,the talk show that stops talking to listen to music

The late night radio show that comes on in the afternoon. Hosted by Fortunato.

The Monday Sampler on 11/12/12

Program: 
The Monday Sampler
Air date: 
Mon, 11/12/2012 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Short Description: 
The late night radio show that comes on in the afternoon.

This afternoon, Fortunato is joined by special co host Robin Jackson, who will share some of his musical favorites. The cast of  Merge, an innovative stage production now playing at PCC Sylvania Campus, will be in the studio to tell us all about the play and even perform some scenes. www.mergetheplay.com/tickets-and-showtimes.html We will  be taking a call from Jeremiah Birnbaum, who was on the show a couple of weeks ago, to fill us in on the current scene in storm damaged New York City.

The Monday Sampler on 10/29/12

Program: 
The Monday Sampler
Air date: 
Mon, 10/29/2012 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Short Description: 
The music show that stops to have a conversation,the talk show that stops talking to listen to music

Our annual Halloween Special, with Dr Zomb and Rich L. joining Fortunato with a special terror filled selection of horror movie soundtracks and rare Halloween vinyl. Setting up in the studio in our first hour, will be Jaime Leopold and the Short Stories, and from Houston, Texas, Sergio and Ausin, from the band Buxton, will perform in our second hour. We had expected a couple of members The Vagabond Opera to tell us all about their big bash, but instead, Pinball Keith stopped by to tell us about an amazing Halloween pinball tournament/pub crawl.

The Monday Sampler on 10/15/12

Program: 
The Monday Sampler
Air date: 
Mon, 10/15/2012 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Short Description: 
The late night radio show that comes on in the afternoon. Hosted by Fortunato.

For today's Memebership Drive show, Fortunato welcomes singer/songwriter, Jeremiah Birnbaum, who is visiting the northwest from his home back in New York. He'll squeeze into the air room with his guitar and maybe dig through our music library. And,  Sean Howe, author of  Marvel Comics: The Untold Story, will talk to us by phone about his 80 year history of Marvel Comics and his appearance tonight at Powell's on Hawthorne. All this, and the usual shenanigans and goings on.

The Monday Sampler on 10/01/12

Program: 
The Monday Sampler
Air date: 
Mon, 10/01/2012 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Short Description: 
The late night radio show that comes on in the afternoon.

 Erica Melton from Opera Theater Oregon, will visit with host Fortunato to talk about their presentation of "The Old Maid and the Thief", a one act, radio opera by Gian Carlo Menotti. The first of seven performances will be at The Mission Theater this Friday, October 5th.We'll also talk by phone to one of our past guests, singer/songwriter  Margomay, who is living in Kansas City, and will listen to some of her new recordings.  Also, our usual hijinks.

The Monday Sampler on 09/17/12

Program: 
The Monday Sampler
Air date: 
Mon, 09/17/2012 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Short Description: 
The music show that stops to have a conversation,the talk show that stops talking to listen to music

A big show in store for today with live performances by Sam Cooper, and, making their second appearance in our studios this year, Shook Twins. Also, a phone interview with voice actor Phil Proctor, one of the original members of The Firesign Theater.

The Monday Sampler on 09/03/12

Program: 
The Monday Sampler
Air date: 
Mon, 09/03/2012 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Short Description: 
Monday Sampler
Every one is taking Labor Day off except Fortunato, who is sitting in the studio spinning discs. Peggy Lee, Cab Calloway, Jackie Wilson, John Coltraine, and Bobby Darin are among those featured. As well as, local artists Robin Jackson, and Laural Brauns.

The Monday Sampler on 08/20/12

Program: 
The Monday Sampler
Air date: 
Mon, 08/20/2012 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Short Description: 
live music and other guests

In our first hour, Robin Jackson, a member of Vagabond Opera, will perform with some friends. And, "one man band" Tony Smiley will set up in the studio for our second hour. Sick Boy and Miss Davidson return to tell us what happened during their current participation in the 48 Hour Film Project. We'll also run down the up coming special screenings at The Hollywood Theater with Dan Halsted..And singer/songwriter Lakin, who is touring through the NW, will co host with Fortunato, presenting some of her songs and anything else she can find in our music library.

The Monday Sampler on 08/06/12

Program: 
The Monday Sampler
Air date: 
Mon, 08/06/2012 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Short Description: 
Special guests visit The Sampler

This afternoon we welcome back to the Sampler, Paul Guinan and Anina Bennett, who have returned from this year's Comic Con, where they were promoting their book Frank Reade: Adventures in the Age  of Invention. They are also participating in this year's Trek in  the Park, which will be happening every Saturday & Sunday throughout August, under the St John's bridge in Cathedral Park at 5pm. <http://www.atomic-arts.org/ >This year Atomic Arts is presenting "Journey to Babel", one of the original Star Trek series' great episodes, in which, Paul and Anina will be portraying Spock's parents!

The Monday Sampler on 07/30/12

Categories:
Program: 
The Monday Sampler
Air date: 
Mon, 07/30/2012 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Short Description: 
The Music Show that stops to talk, and it's a Talk Show take takes time to play music.

Audio

trek in the Park Interview

program: 
The Monday Sampler
program date: 
Mon, 08/06/2012

Paul Guinan and Anina Bennett came by the studio to fill us in on Trek in the Park, live performances of scripts from the original Star Trek TV series present in Cathedral Park each Saturday and Sunday throughout August at 5pm. We talked about the performances, the audiences they have been having, as well as some obsevations about the original TV shows from back in the mid 1960s

The Mad Doctor was helping us out, but we didn't get the recording started until the interview had already started. As this opens we are talking about the look of some of the earliest episodes of the series.

  • Length: 28:42 minutes (26.28 MB)
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48 Hour Film Project

program: 
The Monday Sampler
program date: 
Mon, 08/06/2012

The 48 Hour Film Project will be happening this weekend here in Portland. 25 groups will have a genre selected for them at random and then will have 48 hours to write a script, video record actors, in costume and make up,  performing it, and then the raw footage will be edited down into a finished movie. We have two participants, Josh Bertholet and Kathryn Davidson, in the studio to tell us what they have prepared and what they expect they will have to do this weekend to copmplete a film in 48 hours. We will have them back in two weeks on the next show, after they have had time to recover, to tell us what happened.

  • Length: 17:05 minutes (15.64 MB)
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Shores of Astor perform live in the studio

program: 
The Monday Sampler
program date: 
Mon, 06/11/2012

We had no one else lined up to perform, so Shores of Astor were able to just settle in to nice long set of their original music.

  • Length: 34:53 minutes (63.86 MB)
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Live music with Whorehound

program: 
The Monday Sampler
program date: 
Mon, 05/28/2012

 Kyle Morris and the guys were still working out the dynamics of their new band, Whorehound, when they came by the studio on a Monday afternoon at the end of May, to play for us.

Jaime Leopold and The Short Stories LIVE

Categories:
program: 
The Monday Sampler
program date: 
Mon, 05/28/2012

Jaime Leopold and The Short Stories ( Walter Cryderman, Aaron Lowe and bassist Jim Miller) came by the studio to perform a couple of songs off their new CD. Thanks to Just Jeese and Devin for handling the engineering duties on this show.

Mayfield Affair live in the studio

program: 
The Monday Sampler
program date: 
Wed, 05/02/2012

Mayfield Affair played in our studio, while passing through town from San Diego, and before they performed their gig in town. A solid country/rock band with great vocals. You heard them here first.

 

  • Title: Mayfield Affair
  • Length: 21:41 minutes (39.7 MB)
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Return of The Ukeladies!

program: 
The Monday Sampler
program date: 
Mon, 04/30/2012

We loved them so much when they perfomed for us last Febuary,<http://kboo.fm/node/34030>, that we had to have them come back. In fact we were flooded with calls from listeners, last Monday, wondering when they would come on. I did have another band ready to perform, but the gals brought me an order of french fries, so we moved them right into the studio!

  • Length: 15:44 minutes (28.81 MB)
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Cuddle Magic live

program: 
The Monday Sampler
program date: 
Mon, 04/30/2012

Cuddle Magic were touring the country this spring, having also played in Denver and Seattle before coming to the Sidedoor last night in SE Portland. While they were in the studio, they mentioned that part of them are from Brooklyn, but the other members are from Philidelphia. When they said they met in college, I had to test them with a musical joke that only actual music students laugh at. A wonderful band, with electronic keyboards, trumpet and a bass clarinet among others instruments.

  • Title: Cuddle Magic
  • Length: 27:38 minutes (50.6 MB)
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50th Anniversary Screening of King Kong verses Godrilla

program: 
The Monday Sampler
program date: 
Mon, 04/16/2012

Fortunato sits down with Dan Halsted, from the Hollywood Theater, and giant monster expert Kyle Yount, from http://kaijucast.com. They talk about a couple of interesting screening that are coming up at the Hollywood Theater. First, Dreadnaught, a Hong Kong action classic from 1981. And the 50th Anniversary Screening of the 1962 surrealist masterpiece, King Kong Verses Godzilla

  • Length: 20:15 minutes (37.07 MB)
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Shook Twins play live in the studio

program: 
The Monday Sampler
program date: 
Mon, 04/16/2012

Back with us in the studio, we welcome The Shook Twins. Katelyn and Laurie grew up in northern Idaho and have been singing together since before they were six. Now living in Portland, this is their second visit to KBOO, which we were so glad they could work into their busy performance schedule.. Acomplished musicians and singer/songwriters whom we wish could be on every show.

Playlists

The Monday Sampler playlist for 12/01/2014

Program name: 
The Monday Sampler
Air date: 
12/01/2014
ArtistTitleAlbumLabel
The Sweet LowdownRoad SongChasing the SunThe Sweet Lowdown
A Catherine MacLellanWon't Talk about LoveSnowbirdMusic PEI
Cal ScottCarved Wood BoxCarved Wood BoxTamarack Recordings
Yusuf Cat StevensI was Raised in BabylonTell 'Em I'm GoneSony Music
DuoverGive GroundDuover 2
Damien JuradoSilver TimothyBrothers and Sisters of the Eternal Son
Ed KuepperHey JoeReturn of the Mail-Order Bridegroom
Marissa NadlerDead City EmilyJuly
Peter Paul and MaryBe Right BackDiscovered In ConcertWarner Brothers
Anna TivalLive in studio
Joan BaezChristmas in WashingtonDark Chords on a Big GuitarKoch Records
Bob Dylan and the BandThe Complete Basement TapesSpecial Radio SHowColumbia

The Monday Sampler playlist for 11/24/2014

Program name: 
The Monday Sampler
Air date: 
11/24/2014
ArtistTitle
Horace SilverSenor Blues
LakinSecond Street
The Clubfoot OrchestraSuerte De Le Noche
Butterfly BreakdownThe Left Column
Laurel BraunKaleidoscope Eyes
ConiiBieberachCorrouado
Captain Beefheart And His Magic BandWhen I see Mommy I Feel Like A Mummy
Today we had some extremely talented and exciting musicians play music for us: Conii and Mario, with incredible and gorgeous Latin sounds. Butterfly Breakdown played very soulful beautiful tunes. Thomas Mudrick just about melted our faces off with there unique psychedelic jams.

The Monday Sampler playlist for 11/03/2014

Program name: 
The Monday Sampler
Air date: 
11/03/2014
ArtistTitleAlbumLabel
FruitionPortland BoundJust One of Them NightsFruition
Rachel HarringtonYou'll DoCelilo FallsSkinnyDennis Records
The Stray BirdsBest MedicineBest MedicineYepRoc Records
First Aid KitStay GoldStay Gold
MirahChanging LightGold Rush
Travis MagraneMystery ShipThis Too Will Pass
Alela DianeCorlorado BlueAbout Farewell
Shook TwinsWhat We DoCrisperCurly Pinky Records
Peter MulveyWings of the RagmanNotes from ElsewhereBlack Walnut Records
Anna TivelLive in the StudioBefore Machines
Shook TwinsEye to the PollsWIndowShook Twins
Peter SeegerWhat did you Learn in School Today?We Shall OvercomeColumbia
Loudon WainrightWhat GivesSocial Studies
Spark & WhisperWe Autumn LeavesGhost TownsSpark & Whisper
David FranceyAmerican BluesSo Say We ALlLaker Music
Melissa CrabtreeCat Fishin'Off the Beaten PathMelissa Crabtree
Anne WeissLair's DayConcrete World and the Lover's DreamPotter Street Records
Misty RiverDesert WIndLive at the backgate stageMisty River
John McCutchenImmagrant22 days
Patty LarkenRed+LuckRed=LuckVangaurd
Local Singer-Songwriter Anna Tivel joined Ed Mellnik in the studio today.

The Monday Sampler playlist for 09/22/2014

Program name: 
The Monday Sampler
Air date: 
09/22/2014
I Take A Lot of Pride in What I Am -- Bryan & The Haggards (Eugene Chadbourne) from the album MERLES JUST WANNA HAVE FUN
(that was just sort of inspired by the Noontime Jamboree) 

TODAY'S MONDAY SAMPLER IS DEDICATED TO THE JUMPIN, INDOMITABLE SPIRIT OF DON MANNING---
1. EQUINOX - John Coltrane (McCoy Tyner-piano, Elvin Jones-drums & Steve Davis-bass)
2. ORNITHOLOGY - Charlie Parker (Fats Navarro-tp, Bud Powell-p, Curley Russell-b, and Art Blakey-d)- at Birdland, 1950

LIVE in Studio One-- THE SHIVAS
LIVE in Studio Two-- AMANDA RICHARDS
LIVE in Studio One-- CHELSEA (aka Voe Viona?)

ROBOT - The Plastics
BIMBO - Yello

LIVE in Studio One-- AMANDA RICHARDS does a few more songs
insanely short interview with GILAD ATZMON (like Amy Goodman- "So, Gilad, i realize you just came off a train and were whisked straight over here to KBOO--can you tell us what youre here speaking about regarding what you call "the cognitive divide" between the US, Israel and Palestine? You have 30 seconds.."..."umm, well there is essentially cognitive elitism dividing-" "Sorry,we're gonna have to leave it there. Good night folks!") 
Berlin - Gilad Atzmon & The Orient House Ensemble (from the CD Songs of The Metropolis) 

sorry, Don...more bebop next time

The Monday Sampler playlist for 08/04/2014

Program name: 
The Monday Sampler
Air date: 
08/04/2014
ArtistTitleAlbumLabel
Nickel CreekThe Hand SongNickel CreekSugar Hill
Nickel CreekWhen in RomeWhy Should the Fire Die?Sugar Hill
Nickel CreekI should have dreamed betterThis SideSugar Hill
Nickel CreekPastures NewNickel CreekSugar Hill
Nickel CreekDestinationA Dotted LineSugar Hill
WildishProphetBow to the WIndWIldish
The Low PairDo You Leave the Lilght On36 CentsTeam Love Records
Benjamin VerdoesUnknown FearsThe Evil EyeBrick Lane Records
Tori AmosWinterlittle EarthquakesAtlantic
Tori AmosHappy Phantomslittle earthquakesAtlantic
Eric ClaptonHey HeyEric Clapton UnpluggedReprise
Joan BaezWelcome MeRing Them BellsGuardian Records
Zoe MulfordOpen WaterBonfiresAzalea City
Paul KwitekSchwinn TyphoonRoundaboutPaul Kwitek
Anne WeissMountainWhere Folk Gets the BluesPotter Street Records
Shook TwinsCrisperWhat We DoCurly Pinky Records
Corinne WestThe River's FoolThe PromiseMake Records
Tim GrimmKing of the FolksingersThe Turning PointCavalier Records
Adler & HearneHollerin' the HillsLive at Eddies AtticSpring Hollow Records
David GreyReal LoveA New Day at MidnightRCA
HannaleeRun So FastMorchella
Peter Paul & MaryEl SalvadoreNo Easy Walk to FreedomGold Castle Records
John Malcolm PennAgua MansaDriftin' RiverBlue Night Records
Ed Mellnik hosts the Singer-Songwrtier edition of the Monday Sampler which airs the first Monday of every month.

The Monday Sampler playlist for 07/07/2014

Program name: 
The Monday Sampler
Air date: 
07/07/2014
ArtistTitleAlbumLabel
Larry DiehlMetal and StoneClose to the SoulSunflower Music
Caroline AikenSpeed and SteelAre we there yet, Mama?Caroline Aiken
Walin JenniesSaucy Sailor40 DaysRed House Records
Gillian WelchTennesseeThe Harrow & The HarvestAcony
Shook TwinsWhat we DoWhat We Do
The Student LoanCulture SHockMoonlit ToastersJamface Productions
The Student LoanPennicillinMoonlit ToastersJamface Productions
Cal ScottCarved Wood BoxCarved Wood BoxTamarack Recordings
Joanne RandShady GroveSnake Oil & HummingbirdsHomefire Productions
Joni MitchellA Case of YouMiles of IslesAsylum
Tim O'Brien & Darrell ScottWhite Frieghtliner BluesLive performance Recording
Lisa HaagenIn My BonesWith HoneyLisaHaagen
Harpeth RisingHouse of the Rising SunTales from Jackson BridgeGrimm Rising
Otter CreekThe Times are a ChangingShiver Into SparkOtter Creek
Author DavenportReality BendsReality BendsDee Dubelyew Music
Natasha BorzilovaGhostBalancing ActHadley Music Group
Peter MulveyShirtNotes From ElsewhereBlack Walnut Records
RunaThe Banks Are Made of MarbleCurrent AffairsRuna
Flying CanoeThe LongingFlying CanoeNeil Bjorklund
Crosby Stills Nash and YoungDeJa VuDeja VuAtlantic Recording Corporation
The Singer Songwriter edition with Host Ed Mellnik

The Monday Sampler playlist for 06/02/2014

Program name: 
The Monday Sampler
Air date: 
06/02/2014
ArtistTitleAlbumLabel
Joni MitchellFree Man In ParisCourt and SparkElectra/Asylum
Peter MulveyEverybody KnowsThe Good StuffSignature Sounds
Paul SachsSurvival is the new SuccessSurvival is the New Success
Suzanne VegaI never Wear WhiteTales from the Realm of Queen of Pentacles
Hurray for the Riff RaffThe New SF Bay Blues
Diane CluckDraw Me OutBoneset
Indigo GirlsDown By the River1200 CurfewsEpic
Joan BaezDont Think TwiceRing Them BellsGuardian
Abe LoomisPancakesThe Early TreasuriesAbe Loomis
Still on the HillLost BridgeOnce a River
Tracy GrammerTanglewood TreeTanglewood Tree
Tracy GrammerCrocodile ManTangwood Tree
John FlynnSonger SingwriterPoor Man's DiamondsFlying Stone Music
Crosby Stills NashDear Mr. FantasyCSN 4Atlantic
Caroline AikenDay be DayUnshaken
Tattletale SaintsComplicated ManHow Red Is the bloodOld Oak Music
Scott and Michelle DalzielAnother RollercoasterAnother RollerCoasterDL Arts
Host Ed Mellnik for the SInger/Songwriter edition of the Monday Sampler

The Monday Sampler playlist for 05/05/2014

Program name: 
The Monday Sampler
Air date: 
05/05/2014
ArtistTitleAlbumLabel
Sarah JaroszOver the EdgeOver the EdgeSugar Hill Records
Brother SunLady of the HarborBrother SunBother sun music
Lynn HollyfieldIn the BalanceIn the BalanceLynn HollyField
Shook TwinsToll FreeWhat we DoCurlypinky Records
Cal ScottDig Down DeepCarved Wood BoxTamarack Recordings
David FranceyHarmSo Say We AllLaker Music
Tracy GrammerLaughlin BoyFlower of AvalonSignature Sounds Recordings
Tim GrimmKing of the FolksingersThe Turning PointCavalier Records
Spark & WhisperYesterday & TomorrowSpark & WhisperSpark & Whisper
Kate MacLeodButch CassidyKate Macleod at Ken Sanders Rare BooksKate MacLeod
Tom MerelloEase My Revolutionsary MindWoody Guthrie at 100legacy Recordings
Joe CrookstonGeorgia I'm HereGeorgia I'm HereMilagrito Records
Host Ed Mellnik had Crackity Corner with Crackity Jones giving his picks for the month.
And Kate MacLeod live in the Studio.

The Monday Sampler playlist for 04/07/2014

Program name: 
The Monday Sampler
Air date: 
04/07/2014
ArtistTitleAlbumLabel
Joni MitchellWoodstockMiles of AislesAsylum
Joni MitchellCactus TreeMiles of AislesAsylum
Misner & SmithSeven Hour StormSeven Hour StormOn the Wall Music
The WaymoresWay MoreThe WaYMORESwAYMORE rECORDS
West My FriendMissing YouWhen the Ink DriesGrammar Fight Records
Twin ForksPlansTwin ForksDine Alone Musci
John McCutchenTonight22 DaysAppalseed Productions
Cal ScottCarved Wood BoxCarved Wood BoxTamarack Recordings
Shook TwinsWhat we doWhat we DoCurly Pinky Records
Shook TwinsCrisperWhat We DoCurly Pinky Records
Greg KlymaGood WOrkPianomandonationGreg Klyma
Arthur DavenportJewelsWhispering to the WindGood Read Music
Caroline AikenLove ain't Going NowhereButler FieldSilverwolf Records
Lauren SheehanDirty Rat SwingRose City RambleLauren SHeehan
Joanne RandEinsteinStill a Real WorldHomefire Productions

The Monday Sampler playlist for 03/03/2014

Program name: 
The Monday Sampler
Air date: 
03/03/2014
ArtistTitleAlbum
Richard ShindellFenarioVuelta
Jim Patton and Sherry BrokusI'm All Right NowThe Great Unknown
Tim O'Brian & Darrell ScottMaggie's FarmLive in Portland
Bob DylanAll I Really Want to DoGreatest Hits Vol. II
Lindsey BuckinghamI am WaitingUnder the Sun
Steep RavinePonderosaTrampin' On
Neil BjorklundDont Call Me NowLight and Darkness
Mare Wakefield & NomadRat tle SnakePoet on the Moon
Mare Wakefield & NamadClementinePoet on the Moon
Spark and WhisperBurger for a buckGhost Towns
Jen HajjI of the StormI of the Storm
THe AmigosHey JoeDinner in the Sky
Dave McGraw and Mindy FeSerotinySeed of a Pine
David FranceyBorderlandsLate Edition
Otter CreekWhisper into SparkWhisper into Spark
Mike HigginsChump Man BluesPick a Peck of Pedmont Pickers
Tracy GrammerIt's Hard to make itFlower of Avalon
Shook TwinsWild FireYou Can Have the Rest
Host Ed Mellnik does the Singer Songwriter edition of the Monday Sampler

Comments

6-14-10

what a WONDERFUL two hours of music. Eclectic and fun! do it again...and again...and again!

 

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